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Name  Derek Partridge
Role  Television presenter
Education  Charterhouse School

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Born  29 June 1935 (age 80) (1935-06-29) London, England, UK
Occupation  TV spokesman and narrator
Books  Philosov Cocktail: The Philosophical Meanderings of a Wandering Soul
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Movies  Savage Harvest, The Ivory Ape, McGuire - Go Home!

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Derek Partridge (born 29 June 1935) is a British television presenter, spokesman and voice-over artist, formerly a film and TV actor.


Partridge's father was a diplomat in the British Foreign Service.

In the 1960s, Partridge appeared in a numerous television series and films, including in the 1968 Star Trek episode "Plato's Stepchildren" as Dionyd.

In the 1970s Partridge moved to Rhodesia and presented a number of programmes for Rhodesian Television (RTV), including the popular shows Frankly Partridge and The Kwhizz Kids. He also was employed as a news anchor for RBC. During his time in Rhodesia, Partridge also wrote extensively, including publishing the books Thought-Provoking Thoughts About Living and Rhodesia – As It Really Is, which was later republished under altered titles, and a weekly column in Rhodesia's TV Guide.

In the 1980s Partridge appeared in a number of films and television episodes, including a leading role in the 1981 film Savage Harvest.

Partridge narrated the documentary Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn sixty-five years after the downing of BOAC Flight 777, a passenger plane which was shot down by Nazi war planes killing all aboard including actor Leslie Howard. Partridge was a child at the time, and had given up his seat, along with that of his traveling companion, on Flight 777 to let Howard fly in their place.


  • Incident at Midnight (1963)
  • King & Country (1964) - Captain Court Martial
  • The High Bright Sun (released as McGuire, Go Home! in the US) (1964) - MP Corporal (uncredited)
  • The Murder Game (1965) - Police Sergeant
  • Thunderball (1965) - Vulcan Navigator Plotter (uncredited)
  • Where the Spies Are (1965) - Duty Officer
  • The Killing of Sister George (1968) - Personal Manager (uncredited)
  • The Ivory Ape (1980) - Aubrey Range
  • Savage Harvest (1981) - Derek
  • My Tutor (1983) - Waiter
  • The Down Home Alien Blues (2012) - Captain Pietr
  • Dearly Departed (2013) - Cedric Longfellow
  • Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn (2016) – Narrator
  • Television


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